While tens of thousands of fans are celebrating the biggest motorsport event of the year in Austria, the success story of Formula 1 “made in Austria” continues. Following hot on the heels of a four-year extension from 2024 to 2027 announced in March, it has 2030 Spielberg’s partnership with the premier class of motorsport has been extended for a further three years – now be confirmed that the Austrian GP will be held at the Red Bull Ring up to and including 2030.
This special partnership between Formula 1 and the Red Bull Ring underlines the strong commitment of the series to Austria and Styria. The confirmation that the premier class of motorsport intends to stage the home Grand Prix of Oracle Red Bull Racing over the long term is of great importance for the Murtal region and for the employees of the Red Bull Ring. Since the return of Spielberg to the Formula 1 itinerary in 2014, the ‘Holiday Grand Prix’ has been one of the highlights of the racing calendar for teams, drivers and fans alike.
Several factors have contributed to the popularity of the event, not least the legendary Styrian hospitality, the stunning mountain scenery and the unique nature of the race track itself. The circuit is characterised by its three long straights, the famous Rindt Turn, named after Austria’s first Formula 1 world champion Jochen Rindt, and the Niki Lauda Turn, which owes its name to the Austrian three-time world champion and (so far) only home Grand Prix winner (1984).